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A look at news from the Basehor area


Face to Face: Linwood library director Mike Washburn
September 2, 2015
Mike Washburn, new director of the Linwood Community Library, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face.
Retired teacher humbled, honored to receive Marion Vaughn award
September 2, 2015
Judy Miksch has always had a special place in her heart for children — she says a child in need will draw her in like a magnet.
Bonner boutique combines shopping with day at the salon
September 2, 2015
Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills is known for its high-end stores, and a new salon and boutique in Bonner Springs is looking to put the “ro-dee-oh” in “ro-day-oh.”
Remember When for Sept. 3, 2015
September 1, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Leavenworth County liquor store allegedly sells to undercover 19-year-old
Tonganoxie, Basehor stores refuse sale in countywide operation
August 31, 2015
A Leavenworth County liquor store allegedly sold liquor to a minor during an undercover operation conducted by the Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office and Alcohol Beverage Control. Between 2 and 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, the Sheriff’s Office and ABC sent a 19-year-old into nine liquor stores in the county with the intent to purchase liquor.
Thrills and chills: Organizers expecting bigger, busier Tiblow Days
Concert main act, zip line likely to draw crowds
August 26, 2015
Festival attendees are used to spinning through the air on the Tiblow Days carnival rides at Second and Elm, but this year, they can also zip through the air in Centennial Park.
Perky’s Cafe joins downtown Bonner eateries
August 26, 2015
Tracy Smith has a unique way of describing his new restaurant, Perky’s Café.
Remember When for Aug. 27, 2015
August 25, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Reflecting on nearly five decades of Tiblow Days
August 25, 2015
This is a big weekend in Bonner Springs with the annual Tiblow Days celebration. The event draws major crowds to downtown Bonner Springs and features a variety of fun activities for all ages.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs YMCA’s Heather Imhoff
August 25, 2015
“It’s very rewarding when you can see that final spark turn and you know that you’re not only teaching them to swim, but you’re teaching them to save their life,” she said.
Registration open for 37th annual Tiblow Trot
August 24, 2015
Registration is now open for the 37th Annual Bonner Springs Rotary Tiblow Trot 2 Mile Fun Walk and 5 Mile Run.
Bridge work to reduce I-70 lanes outside of Lawrence
August 20, 2015
Work is set to begin Monday on a multi-layer polymer concrete overlay on the eastbound Interstate 70 lanes of the Kansas River Bridge near Lawrence.
Populating pollinators: Bonner school, Ag Hall create bee-friendly curriculum
Program may connect with federal effort to support pollinators
August 20, 2015
A project started by Delaware Ridge Elementary second-graders now may become part of a federal program to promote the health of honeybees and other pollinators, via the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame.
Remember When for Aug. 20, 2015
August 17, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development seeking applicants for 2015-16
August 12, 2015
The Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development organization is seeking applicants for 2015-16. The group, which celebrated 25 years earlier this year, is taking applications through Sept. 2. Class members range from high school seniors to retired residents. Students learn about personality and leadership traits, as well as local and state government, communication, teambuilding and other skills during the nine-month class that meets monthly.

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